Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site

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The African Great Rift Valley - Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site is part of the Tentative list of Kenya in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site has rich archaeological and paleontological evidence from the middle Pleistocene. It is known for its large collection of hand axes. Fossil hominid remains and bone fragments of extinct animals have also been found. Olorgesailie was located close to a large shallow lake that attracted wild animals.

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Full Name
The African Great Rift Valley - Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site
Country
Kenya
Added
2010
Type
Mixed
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2010 Added to Tentative List

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